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Re: A nice early Hoe Washington available

I see presses offered for more, but I don't see them selling very often. Paul On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Bob Oldham bobtheham@... ... -- Thank
Paul Ritscher
Jul 13
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Re: A nice early Hoe Washington available

Paul R wrote: Exactly how much is "moderate considering"? ... Steve mentioned a price of $6500. I don't know how negotiable that is. I've seen less attractive
Bob Oldham
Jul 13
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Re: A nice early Hoe Washington available

Exactly how much is "moderate considering"? On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 7:50 PM, Bob Oldham bobtheham@... ... -- Thank you, Paul Ritscher
Paul Ritscher
Jul 12
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A nice early Hoe Washington available

Steve Seidl asked me to let folks on this list know that he would like to sell his Super-royal Hoe Washington press, SN 2049, probably built in the late 1830s
Bob Oldham
Jul 11
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Re: homemade cylinder press available

Ray et al, A very 'cool' video of some of your student visitors pulling a proof. Would that we could get more students into places where they could feel the
Steve Heaver
Mar 19
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Middle school tour of Lead Graffiti / Albion iron handpress...

We had a group of 22 middle school students visit Lead Graffiti back on February 17. We divided them into two group with 4 projects for them to witness or be
Ray Nichols
Mar 16
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Ostrander-Swymour hand press in estate sale

This is in Alpine, NJ. The sale is this weekend, today and tomorrow left. No details of the press, size etc, but it looks to be essentially complete, though
Bob Oldham
Jan 7
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Re: Dimples in toggle-joint...

Not sure if our press has both dimples in the toggle knuckles, nor what effect they would have on the action. But we have learned by sad experience, so to
Nielson, Sam
Dec 5, 2016
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Re: Dimples in toggle-joint...

Yes, both dimples will give the same result as far as closing the toggle the same amount. The difference would be effective on a large form, the lower dimple
Ludwig Mohr
Dec 3, 2016
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Re: Dimples in toggle-joint...

Ray et al, I haven't read any replies to Ray's query about the two dimples so I will venture an answer. Over 12 years ago when I was using a Washington I had
    Steve Heaver
    Dec 3, 2016
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    Dimples in toggle-joint...

    We at Lead Graffiti have a R. Hoe Washington iron handpress, serial number 5331. The toggle-joint on ours has TWO dimples in it. Was this a later or earlier
    Ray Nichols
    Nov 16, 2016
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    Re: American Typecasting Fellowship Conference

    Any chance that someone on here bought a 21” x 29” Harrild & Sons Albion with the serial number 8113 from the Museum of Printing, now in Haverhill, MA. I
    Ray Nichols
    Nov 16, 2016
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    Re: Leather stop straps on Albion...

    light weight engine oil, from a Auto store. The weight of the Bed can grind down the Risers inside the Rails over Time if not properly lubricated. On Sun, Oct
      Ludwig Mohr
      Oct 30, 2016
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      Re: Leather stop straps on Albion...

      Hi Ludwig - they are actually very greasy - my hands were black after taking the photo so they aren’t dry at all but it is a heavy black grease rather than a
        Nicole A. Phillips
        Oct 30, 2016
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        Re: Leather stop straps on Albion... [4 Attachments]

        Nicole, yours are rounded like mine (Albion by Amos Dell'Orto 1862 Monza) as this serves as a Oil reservoir, the Bed runs on a Film of Oil, the Oil is on the
          Ludwig Mohr
          Oct 30, 2016
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